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Which Flavor of Integrated Care?

Psychiatry News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:00
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Genomic Analysis Yields Link Between Gene Networks, Schizophrenia Types

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00
The study reveals many pathways to schizophrenia, which converge on eight classes of the disorder.
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Men, Women at Risk for Psychosis Differ in Subjective Experience

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00
Women had relatively intact social connections but spoke of past trauma and family history of psychosis—factors that can guide development of outreach efforts and treatment.
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Study Looks at Association Between OCD, Schizophrenia

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00
A nationwide study in Denmark finds diagnosis of OCD in an individual or a parent increases the relative risk of future schizophrenia several-fold; absolute rates of co-occurrence are still very low.
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Why Can’t Teenagers Go to Sleep Earlier?

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00
Puberty signals a change in adolescents’ biological clock that compels them to stay up about two hours longer than they did when they were younger, but their schools rarely consider this fact.
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Deep Sequencing May Yield Hidden Mutations in Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00
A new sequencing technique identifies non-inherited mutations present in only a fraction of cells; such mutations may be key players in autism, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric disorders.
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Early Intervention for At-Risk Youth Has Benefits Into Adulthood

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00
A program called Fast Track shows the potential of early mental health interventions and could serve as a prototype for future models geared at specific ages and populations.
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First- and Second-Generation Antipsychotics Compared in Federal Agency Monograph

Psychiatry News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00
A monograph offering CME credit reports that there are few clinically significant differences between first- and second-generation antipsychotics.
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Long-Term Use of Benzodiazepines May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s

Psychiatry News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00
Researchers caution physicians to take more care when prescribing benzodiazepines.
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Psychiatric Drug Combination Approved for Weight Loss

Psychiatry News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00
The results of clinical trials indicate that the new weight-loss drug is almost three times more effective than placebo in helping obese individuals shed pounds.
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Psychiatric Drug Combination Approved for Weight Loss

Psychiatry News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00
The results of clinical trials indicate that the new weight-loss drug is almost three times more effective than placebo in helping obese individuals shed pounds.
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Journal Digest

Psychiatry News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:00
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Med Check

Psychiatry News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:00
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AACAP Gives Top Award to Husain for Work With Traumatized Youth

Psychiatry News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:00
Syed Arshad Husain, M.D., has trained thousands of mental health professionals, teachers, mothers, and others to help children affected by conflict and disaster.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Clinicians May Be First Responders

Psychiatry News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:00
Psychiatrists need to be sensitive to the fact that domestic violence can occur in any intimate relationship, regardless of the partners’ sex, and be vigilant about spotting the signs.
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White House Hosts Briefing on Federal Suicide Prevention Efforts

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 00:00
APA Trustee-at-Large Anita Everett, M.D., representing APA at the briefing, says that meaningfully addressing suicide prevention requires involvement beyond traditional clinical settings.
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Group Pushes House, Senate for More Research Funding

Psychiatry News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 00:00
Funding for biomedical research must be increased and stabilized to ensure the nation’s health and its scientific workforce, say advocates.
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